The Post & Email Contacts the Biden Campaign

WHY THE “LIDS?”

by Sharon Rondeau

Tweet from Joe Biden, 1:07 p.m. EDT

(Sep. 28, 2020) — As has been reported by some outlets, the Biden/Harris campaign has declared a “lid” in the morning hours on nearly a dozen dates throughout the month of September without any explanation, including on Monday, the day before the first presidential debate.

As some have observed, the legacy media have neither remarked about nor apparently questioned the campaign as to why the Democratic presidential contender has nothing more to say or public appearances to make after 10:00 a.m. EDT on the days “lids” are called with approximately five weeks until the election.

On Monday, a “lid” was declared at 9:52 a.m. EDT, according to Fox News producer Pat Ward. In a second tweet, Ward indicated that vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris will be making an appearance in North Carolina Monday.

Senator Harris will be traveling to Raleigh, North Carolina today to give remarks and attend a campaign event,” Ward tweeted after his announcement of the day’s “lid.”

According to Tim Graham of The Boston Herald, “a ‘lid’ is a note to your press pool that you plan no further public events on your schedule. “

As of this writing, Biden’s Twitter account has issued two tweets subsequent to the lid having been called.  In a tweet at approximately 10:30 a.m., Biden appeared to make a random comment about the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court resulting from the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18.  “There’s no mystery when it comes to what’s happening with the Supreme Court,” Biden wrote. “President Trump and Republicans have been trying to throw out Obamacare for years — and now they see an opening to get it done. We can’t let them get away with it.”

A few minutes after 1:00 p.m., the account tweeted, “Here’s the deal: Until we deal with COVID-19, we’ll never get our economy fully back on track, get our kids safely back to school, or get our lives back. It’s why as president, I won’t waste a day getting this virus under control.”  The tweet included a link to a “COVID Timeline” which first brings the reader to a solicitation for financial support.

Upon scrolling down, the page is not a timeline, but rather, Biden’s plan for combating the virus.

At approximately 12:38 PM EDT, this writer contacted the Biden campaign through its website with, “This is a media inquiry.  Why is a ‘lid’ declared in the morning hours so frequently?  What does it mean, and what is its purpose?”

We received the immediate on-screen response of:

We additionally received the following email:

Hello Sharon,

Thank you for writing to us! Our Correspondence Team is hard at work reading every single message we receive, and passing along your suggestions, feedback, and ideas to the team.

We can’t always respond to everything, but we try our hardest — and you can count on us to read your note and get it where it needs to go. If you wrote in regarding a concern about one of our events, we’ll get back to you shortly!

In the meantime, here are a couple of our most useful links and resources. Please take a look— your question might be answered here:

Thank you again for writing in. We’re looking forward to reading your note!

Go Joe!


Update, 6:11 p.m. EDT:  At approximately 3:13 p.m., we received the following response from the Biden campaign:

Hi Sharon,

Thanks for reaching out! The best way to submit your press inquiry is to email press@joebiden.com.

Best,
Kathy

Kathy
Correspondence Team Volunteer

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At 6:16 p.m., we sent the same questions sent through the campaign website earlier to the email address provided and will update this story or issue a new one if a response is received.

4 Responses to "The Post & Email Contacts the Biden Campaign"

  1. Jeffrey Harrison   Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 4:55 PM

    While Biden has been referred to as “sleepy Joe”, I would also call him, “no gas joe”.
    If he can’t do a full debate without brakes, just how could he put in a full, long days work with lots on his plate (day after day). Looking at his long work record in government, what would he really get done. We know he would only be a puppet for the deep, dark, dank, dammed, and demented state.

    That is why we need to win the election to cut off his puppet strings. In my town in
    PA I have seen many, many Trump signs in front of homes. Indeed, much much, more than before/last election. I also sense, many voters are “ticked off”, and dread mail in votes. Let’s all encourage others to get on the Trump Train and “VOTE AT THE VOTING BOOTHS. ALL VOTES MATTTER.

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  2. JONATHAN DAVID MOOERS   Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:55 AM

    So good to have The Post & Email as a healthy alternative to today’s yellow stream media and its yellow journalism (i.e., today’s infectious news from “jaundice journalism”)!

    “Gafffe-A-Minute” Joke Biden says herein: “It’s why as president, I won’t waste a day getting this virus under control”. Huh?

    Does Joke intend to shut the US economy down to surrender to the China virus (aka, The Asian Invasion”)?

    Does Joke know that The Great Influenza of 1918 LASTED FOUR YEARS and came in three waves 1918- 1922? http://www.johnmbarry.com/the_great_influenza__the_story_of_the_deadliest_pandemic_in_history__133171.htm

    Sharon, is it possible for The Post & Email to reach out to JOHN DURHAM, who lives nearby The P&E in CT, to see if HE is putting a lid on releasing any report/indictments on Obamagate’s “natural born Citizen”-THEFT and CT SSN-FRAUD and Trump election interference 08-28-08- TODAY?

    Reply
    1. Sharon Rondeau   Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 7:13 AM

      I would not contact him through any private means, but I can reach out to his office in either CT or DC.

      Reply
  3. Nikita's_UN_Shoe   Monday, September 28, 2020 at 3:13 PM

    The DNC just put a lid on a full-boil pressure cooker with no safety relief valve.

    Reply

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